This is a sample of some of the Workshop that we do offer. Offerings will vary from one semester to another. Please go to Events & Workshops => Academic Advising & Career Centre for a current listing of available workshops to attend.
Effective Notetaking Strategies
Effective notetaking skills are central to successful knowledge retention and exam preparation. This workshop will explore and demonstrate three different notetaking techniques that can be learned and applied right away.
Need help acing your finals? This workshop will help you to develop techniques to improve your performance in multiple choice questions and essay exams. It will also cover techniques in learning to manage exam stress and anxiety.
Gear Up For First Year - Watch the Video
Are you an incoming first year student? Attend this workshop to learn essential study strategies to meet the university academic expectations. During this session, you will get a chance to understand how you learn, assess your own study habits, and develop practical study strategies that will help you achieve your academic goals during your first year. The topics will include improving your motivation, effective strategies to maximize your learning, and strategies to monitor and improve your academic performance.
Going from B to an A
Do you want to boost your grades from B’s to A’s, but you’re not sure how? Attend this seminar and learn the time management and study skills secrets of straight A students. Learn how to create an autopilot schedule, develop an efficient review system and make tests and exams a (relatively) stress-free experience.
Adjusting to Online Learning and Taking Online Exams - Watch the Video
Online learning can be challenging at times. Join this webinar to learn about:
- Minimizing distractions
- Study hacks to improve your learning
- Preparing for final exams
Upgrade Your Study Strategies!
Feel like your study skills need a little “upgrading”? Hoping to improve your grades, but not sure where to start? If yes, plan to attend this interactive workshop to get you on track. In preparation for the session, you will complete the Learning & Study Strategies Inventory (LASSI) which is designed to assess your use of study strategies and your attitudes toward learning. During this workshop, you will use your assessment results to identify gaps in your current study habits and generate personal study strategies and goals to help you improve your academic performance moving forward.
NOTE: Instructions on how to complete the assessment will be emailed to you at your official university email address. You must complete the LASSI assessment online prior to the workshop and bring a copy of your results with you to the session. The deadline to complete this is 48 hours prior to the session start time.
This session will teach participants how to develop an exam guide based on their course materials. Tailoring study strategies based on the test format and self-testing techniques will be covered. Several test formats will be discussed including multiple choice, problem solving, and essay type questions.
Smart Reading Strategies
We will discuss strategies that will help you get more out of your readings. Skimming, scanning and close reading will be discussed.
Effective reading of course materials can lead to better integration with lecture materials which can result in better retention. Better retention leads to good performance on tests and exams and better grades!
Study Smarter not Harder Part I
Do you feel like your time management skills can use some improvement? Worried that your study skills are weak? Tired of cramming for exams and still not getting the marks you want? Attend this session to get into academic shape!
Topics covered in this session include:
- Time management
Study Smarter not Harder Part II
Do you feel like your study skills can use some improvement? Worried that you need to focus more on your academics and stop putting off studying? Do you want to improve your grades? Attend this session to get into academic shape!
Topics covered in this session include:
- Test preparation and test format
- Memory and Concentration
- Reducing procrastination & increasing motivation
Time Management - Watch the Video
Learn how to be in control of your time. Using practical exercises, this workshop will teach you how to put together a daily schedule that works for you. Participants will learn how to plan for busy periods in the academic year and adapt their schedules accordingly.
Time Management for School and Work
Good time management is a valued skill in both an academic and work setting. Learn how to be in control of your time. Using practical exercises, this workshop will teach you how to put together a daily schedule that works for you. Participants will learn how to plan for busy periods at school and work and adapt their schedules accordingly.
How to sign-up
For more information on these synchronized online workshop dates and registration, please check the UTSC AA&CC Events and Workshops Calendar on CLNx .
Go to Events & Workshops => Academic Advising & Career Centre